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Folk weekend in seaside village
Local and visiting singers and musicians will be providing mostly free entertainment through the weekend.
After a Folk Club Night on Friday in the Wainwright Bar of the Bay Hotel, there will be Acoustic Cafe Dashes on Saturday and Sunday with musicians visiting pubs and cafes around Robin Hood's Bay. Folk musicians will also be performing in the early evening on Saturday at the Old Schoolhouse field.
A Saturday night concert at Tea, Toast and Post is already sold out, but another evening concert, at The Old School House, will conclude the Sunday entertainment.
The Folk Service with the Hawsker Village Band at 10.30am on Sunday is at the historic Old St Stephen's Church.
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Robin Hood's Bay
Weekend of racing at Beverley
On Saturday the theme is the Very British Raceday with a flashback to the 60s provided by Beatlemania, a Beatles tribute act, after the races.
This Tuesday (May 16) has a double bill of Yorkshire racing with afternoon races at
There are seven races on Saturday, with the first at 1.30pm and the last at 5.00pm.
Sunday Series racing at Beverley is in the late afternoon and early evening with musical entertainment from the Beverley Brass Band.
The first of seven races on Sunday is at 3.45pm and the last race is at 6.45pm.
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Six days of Yorkshire's largest equestrian event
Thousands are expected to visit the trials at Bramham Park, at
The six days include dressage, cross-country and showjumping and will see some top British equestrian stars in action. There are also Pony Club mounted games and show jumping classes. Around 140 trade stands are expected at the event, together with a food hall and family activities.
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Final Saturday of Swaledale Festival
The festival, which started on Saturday May 27, has offered more than 50 events including music, exhibitions, talks, poetry and walks at many venues in villages not just in Swaledale but also in Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale in the northern
The final evening of the festival features concerts at St Andrew's Church, Aysgarth, in Wensleydale, and at St Andrew’s Church, Grinton, in Swaledale.
Details of the festival can be found at the
Swaledale Festival website.
Holiday time ahead at the Yorkshire seaside
The resorts on Yorkshire's coast boast four international Blue Flag beaches, a dozen places with Seaside Awards and a village which was judged to have Britain's Best Beach in 2020.
And with some vast stretches of beaches, seaside villages and coastal paths there is plenty of space to be enjoyed away from the main town centres.
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York among the most welcoming places on Earth
The travel company point to the great selection of things to do in the historic medieval-walled city.
York provided a UK destination among the World's 10 most welcoming places which also included Polignano a Mare, Italy; Huallen City, Taiwan; San Sebastian, Spain; Dresden, Germany; Klaipeda, Lithuania; Ushuaia, Argentina; Porto de Galinhas, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; and Gold Coast, Australia.
York, at one time the seat of the Emperor of Rome and later a historic Viking settlement, is no stranger to plaudits having in recent years been named as Britain's favourite city in a YouGov poll and a best place in the UK to live by The Sunday Times.
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